|[September 03, 2014]
RCA TV Line Expands with 12 New Models Now in Stores That Include Roku Streaming
SAN DIEGO --(Business Wire)--
The latest lineup of a dozen new RCA Televisions now come equipped with
Roku streaming capability, thanks to the pre-installed Roku Steaming
Stick (Roku Ready version). The 12 new RCA HDTV models in screen sizes
from 28- to 65-inches are now available with Roku functionality for fast
and convenient access to the Roku Channel Store, including access to
thousands of streaming choices. Access to Roku is controlled by the TV's
remote control and no additional power connection is needed.
"Roku's streaming platform is accessible directly from the TV remote,
making it possible to jump straight to the Roku home screen to start
watching in any room with a Wi-Fi connection. There's no additional
equipment needed and it's pre-installed for maximum convenience and ease
of use," said Pat Deighan, Vice President of Sales for ON (News - Alert) Corporation,
the licensed manufacturer of big-screen RCA television products.
RCA TV models with the Roku Streaming Stick are available now at Best
Buy, Walmart.com, Sears.com, BJ's Wholesale Club, SamsClub.com and
select regional electronics retailers.
"Roku users can choose from more than 1,500 different streaming channels
and some 200,000 movies and TV episodes. Whatever you're interested in
food, science, kid's shows, technology, fitness, or programming in a
different language, there's a Roku channel for you," said Chas Smith,
General Manger at Roku.
Streaming on the Rise
According to the Consumer Electronics Association (News - Alert), nearly half of U.S.
TV households are receiving TV programming via the Internet on TV sets.
45% report using devices like Roku, an increase of 17 percentage points
over last year. Most streaming TV viewers supplement their pay-TV
channels on cable or satellite with selections from streaming services.
The CE industry is expected to sell some 16 million app-enabled TV sets
Stream with the Big Screen
Large screen RCA TV sets are newly available with the Roku Streaming
Stick, in sizes up to 65-inch class. New Roku Ready models include:
28-inch class 720p (model LRK28G30RQ, suggested retail price $199.99)
32-inch class 720p (model LRK32G30RQ, suggested retail price $249.99)
32-inch class 1080p (model LRK32G45RQ, suggested retail price $279.99)
40-inch class 1080p (model LRK40G45RQ, suggested retail price $349.99)
46-inch class 1080p (model LRK46G55RQ, suggested retail price $449.99)
50-inch 1080p and 120Hz (model LRK50G45RQ, suggested retail price
55-inch 1080p and120Hz, (model LRK55G55RQ, suggested retail price
65-inch 1080p and 120Hz (model LRK65G55RQ, suggested retail price
TV/DVD Combo Favorites
The new 28-inch to 40-inch RCA TV/DVD combos make ideal second-room or
dorm room sets. LED-backlit TV/DVD Combo models include:
28-inch class 720p (model LED28G30RQD, suggested retail price $229.99)
32-inch class 720p (model LED32G30RQD, suggested retail price $279.99)
32-inch class 1080p (model LED32G45RQD, suggested retail price $299.99)
40-inch class 1080p (model LED40G45RQD, suggested retail price
RCA is one of the most recognized names in the electronics industry,
delivering innovative and reliable technology that has been entertaining
families for nearly a century. RCA is a global trademark administered by
RCA Trademark Management SAS (News - Alert) of Technicolor SA. Learn more at www.rca.com
Roku and Roku Ready are registered trademarks and Roku Streaming Stick
is a trademark of Roku, Inc. in the U.S. and in other countries.
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